As part of the Albany Community Charter School Cares project, students and faculty partnered with Mr. Johnson, a former fifth grade teacher at ACCS, and the Youth Institute of Science and Technology in Agogo, Ghana. Students set out to help build the communities very first library with a donation of 1,000 books. Since February, students at ACCS have surpassed their goal collecting more than 3,000 books.
On Thursday, March 27 students prepared to send the first shipment of books to the Youth Institute of Science and Technology.
The project and the students’ tremendous efforts attracted the attention of some local media. Both WNYT News Channel 13 and the Times Union celebrated Albany Community Charter School’s success.
Congratulations on a job well done!
Ashley Breen-Verga, Director of Communications – Albany Charter School Network
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